Syrup of pine needles is an extraordinary natural remedy to enhance immunity against all types of flu, colds, coughs and other respiratory illnesses. In traditional medicine is particularly respected recipe for pine needles in honey, which will help you with a variety of problems.
Also, this remarkable natural remedy has several variants so that it can be done and of the bright-green needles of spruce and fir.
Things you need to know is that you should not use any type of wood to produce syrup, as some of them are poisonous, such as yew. If you belong to people who are into the coniferous and easy to recognize the white pine or spruce, then no problem, if the situation is reversed and you do not have a lot of experience, you need a guide to get you started harvesting the young shoots. Never take too many shoots with only one tree, because where they tear and the year will not grow back.
How to Make a Syrup of Pine Needles with Sugar and Honey
First, you need to clean pine needles from dirt. Wash them with cold water.
Put them in an appropriate glass jar row of sugar, over which you need to place freshly picked a row of pine needles, and again a row of sugar then needles again, and so on until the top of the jar. The final layer should be sugar. Close the jar and take it in a sunny place to slowly dissolve the sugar.
To be completely melted on, and that the syrup of pine needles could have been used, you will need to leave it to rest for at least 40 days.
The recipe for the syrup of pine needles No. 2
Two kilograms of fresh pine shoots boil with 9 liters of water, cover and leave to stand for 48 hours. After that, all together filtrated through a cloth and well kneaded. The resulting liquid is boiled a little, with the addition of one kg of sugar and 0.5 kg of honey, and while it is still hot poured into the appropriate glass container (not in bottles), and closed with a double parchment paper or cellophane.
Whichever option you choose, be careful how much dosing, it would be best to take two teaspoons and no more than that during the day. It is best to eat alone, or you can add the chilled tea, not in the hot, because it loses its valuable properties.
You can also make it with honey. If you make it with honey, know that syrup is then somewhat faster spoils and that it must be kept in the fridge. Also, you can add a few slices of lemon.
How to Make Tea from Pine Needles
Take twenty pine needles from the tops of twigs and thoroughly wash the dirt with the cold water. Chop it finely and add them to the boiled water and cook them for fifteen minutes. When a third of the liquid has evaporated, remove from the heat. Cover the bowl and put it aside to cool for about thirty minutes. Strain the tea obtained from pine needles, add a little honey and lemon juice. The color of this beverage should be slightly reddish, and you can drink it several times a day. Nursing mothers and pregnant women should not take it.
The Healing Cure from Pine
People suffering from gout and rheumatism can use the following natural therapy:
Pick 30 grams of fresh pine shoots and them should infuse a liter of hot milk. After an hour, strain and drink good drink throughout the day.
How to use the resin of pine
If you have gallstones and frequent cramps make this natural remedy:
5 grams of fresh pine resin, dissolve 20 grams of either and take the cure once a day. Put 5-10 drops of this cure on a sugar cube and eat it.